South Korean black mass market restrained by tepid demand, fresh lithium weakness

Black mass purchasing in the key South Korean market was limited over the last week by middling demand in the country, while the fresh decline in Chinese lithium markets in recent days led to more caution among buyers, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday May 24.

Payables for black mass — the term used to describe the remains of a battery pack after it is shredded and processed — had been increasing over recent weeks in line with...


Lee Allen

May 24, 2023

21:03 GMT